Clacton: Police hunt armed bank robbers

POLICE are hunting two men responsible for a robbery at a bank in Clacton.

At about 2.20pm this afternoon two men entered the NatWest bank in North Road, Clacton, armed with a gun and demanded money.

A police spokesman said: “One of the men was armed with a black gun, described as looking like a pistol, while the other had a black bin liner and a cardboard tube.

“The armed man is described a white, middle aged, of stocky build, and wore a black hat and black scarf over his face.

“His accomplice was younger, and wore a white hooded top.”

Police are yet to establish how much money was stolen.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at Clacton CID on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously 0800 555 111.

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